Elderly woman dies after being run down by car while crossing the road

A man has been charged following a fatal pedestrian crash in Wiley Park yesterday.

About 5.20pm Monday 2 November 2015, a 73-year-old woman was crossing King Georges Road at the intersection of Lakemba Street.

As she was crossing the intersection she was struck by a Toyota being driven by a 36-year-old man.


She was taken to St George Hospital suffering critical head injuries and passed away last night.

The driver was taken to hospital for mandatory tests and has now been charged with negligent driving occasioning death.

He was given bail and will appear on Burwood Local Court on 26 November 2015.

Police from the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the crash and have not yet spoken to police to come forward.